WINDOWS MODULES INSTALLER WORKER HIGH CPU & DISK USAGE

If you notice windows modules installer worker causing High CPU or disk usage goes khổng lồ 100%, thus hanging or freezing all other processes apply solutions listed below


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By markLast updated Aug 26, 2021
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Have sầu you noticed, Windows Modules Installer Worker or TiWorker.exe High CPU và Disk Usage in Windows 10? Laptop running Windows 10 became unresponsive, freezes, Files & folders or Apps won’t open at startup? And Checking on task manager a process called Windows Modules Installer Worker (TiWorker.exe) eating up almost 99 percent of CPU or Disk. Don’t worry let’s understvà the Windows Modules Installer Worker, why it’s causing high CPU or disk usage và solutions to fix the problem.

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Windows Modules Installer Worker or TiWorker.exe is a Windows Update Service runs when your computer checks for new updates, as well as downloads and installs those updates inlớn your Windows PC. Also, the TiWorker.exe completes the various tasks that are needed after an update to lớn Windows. Well, once the update process completes it terminates all the resources that are necessary for an update. But sometimes due to lớn technical glitch these resources keep running background which causes high CPU or Disk usage on Windows 10. Again sometimes corrupted system files, virut malware infection or buggy update also cause 100 CPU update problem as well.

Windows modules installer worker High CPU Usage

If you notice windows modules installer worker causing High CPU or disk usage goes to 100%, thus hanging or freezing all other processes. Restarting the system won’t work, và the issue does not resolve by itself, apply the solutions listed below khổng lồ fix the problem.


First of all, perform a full system scan with the lademo updated antivirus/Antimalware application khổng lồ make sure virus malware infection not causing the issue.

Perkhung a clean boot that help isolate the problem if any third buổi tiệc ngọt service at startup up causing the problem.

Install Pending Updates

Most of the time this problem cause if there any windows update that is pending for install or windows ứng dụng stuông chồng installing. Lets first kiểm tra for and install if any windows updates waiting for install & update apps as well.

Press Windows + I keyboard shortcut to lớn open the settings tiện ích,Clichồng on Update và security than Windows updateHit the kiểm tra for updates button to lớn allow Windows updates tải về và install from Microsoft server.Once done you need to lớn restart your PC lớn apply them.

To kiểm tra and install Microsoft Store apps

xuất hiện Microsoft storeCliông xã on user account pictureThen click on Downloads và updates and install the pending download và updates.

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Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

This service is related to lớn Windows update, running the build in windows update troubleshooter diagnose and fix problems related khổng lồ windows update and help to lớn fix windows modules installer worker high CPU usage as well.

Search for troubleshoot and select the first result (Troubleshoot settings),Locate windows update, select it & clichồng run the troubleshooter,

This will identify if any problems exist which prsự kiện your computer from downloading và installing Windows Updates. clear the Windows Update related temporary files, clear the contents of the SoftwareDistribution thư mục, kiểm tra the status of Windows Update-related Services, repair and reset Windows Update components.

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Once the diagnose process completes, restart your PC và kiểm tra the CPU usage comes to normal.

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Stop Windows update service

Temporarily disable the windows update service & check if this helps reduce the CPU usage by windows modules installer worker (TrustedInstaller).

Press Windows key + R, type services.msc và click ok,This will open windows services console,Scroll down và locate Windows update service,Right-click on Windows Update service & select stop,Now double cliông chồng on Windows update service lớn open its properties & change the startup type disable.Cliông chồng apply and ok to make save the changes

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Clear Windows update cache

If nothing helps, clear Windows update cache following steps below, which may help if corrupted buggy update cabịt causing the problem.

Again open windows services console using services.mscMake sure lớn stop the windows update service first,Now open tệp tin explorer using Windows key + ENavigate C:WindowsSoftwareDistributionDownloadDelete all files & folders inside the tải về folderAgain open windows service console & start the update service.

Note: don’t worry about update cabít files, next time when you kiểm tra for windows updates this will tải về a fresh copy from Microsoft hệ thống.

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Disable Automatic Maintenance

Also, disable automatic maintenance running from the backkết thúc that probably frees up system resources and help fix high CPU usage problem as well.

Open control panelClick system & security then Security & Maintenance.On the next screen, you will notice few options on the left sidebar, click Change Security and Maintenance settings.Then Deselect Automatic Maintenance và lastly, click OK khổng lồ disable the service.

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Check system file corruption

Again if windows system files corrupted or missing you might experience different problems, System freezes or Windows 10 slow performance. Run DISM commvà và system file checker utility that repairs the system image và restores corrupted system files with correct ones.

mở cửa the command prompt as administrator,type command DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth then press enter key, this will diagnose & repair system image for corruption.Once the scanning process 100% completes run system tệp tin checker utility commvà sfc /scannow & hit the enter key.This will scan for missing corrupted system files và restore them will correct one from a compressed thư mục located on %WinDir%System32dllcache.And finally, restart your PC to lớn take effect the changes.

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